"God-wise, I'm kinda fucked".
On storytelling in Iraq, literary Arabic and exile.
An interview with the cult author about Exodus, the final novel in his trilogy about philosophy and writing.
A new novel, “The Middlesteins” by Jami Attenberg, takes a compassionate look at America’s weight problem, and reveals a lot about ours.
On the 200th anniversary of "Pride and Prejudice", we republish a 1997 article by Malcolm Bradbury on the popular manifestations of Jane Austen.
Book your place for the event on 23 January.
Larkin piece republished on the anniversary of Hardy's death.
A stylish new series from Penguin further obscures the early novels
The critics' verdicts on Grace Coddington, Ian Cobain and Julian Barnes.